Financial vs Pru - What's the difference?

financial | pru |

As an adjective financial

is related to finances.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Related to finances.
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  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers.
  • Having dues and fees paid up to date for a club or society.
  • Usage notes

    Not to be confused with (fiscal), which means more narrowly “pertaining to a treasury, particularly to government spending and revenue”, rather than to money generally.

    Derived terms

    * financial market * financial year * financial regulation

    See also

    * fiscal



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , a financial services company based in the United Kingdom.
  • * 1991 , The Economist
  • So, against its original aims in buying the firm — but convinced by Mr Ball that this was the direction in which to go — the Pru followed.
  • * 1995 , Kathleen Sharp, In Good Faith
  • Also during the 1990s, the Pru aggressively jumped into the group insurance business, the purchase by companies of insurance policies for groups of workers.
  • * 2006 , Frances Brassington, Stephen Pettitt, Principles of marketing
  • In B2B situations where The Pru and Equitable Life jointly provide products, the business has tended to shift towards The Pru.