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    Question "Monetary" or "Financial"?

    Hi there,

    Is there any better choice for "monetary" in this sentence?

    '...people value higher education for monetary reasons...'

    Many thanks...

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    Re: "Monetary" or "Financial"?

    Any suggestion please?

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    Re: "Monetary" or "Financial"?

    Will that be OK?

    '...people value higher education for monetary reasons...'
    '...people value higher education for financial reasons...'

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    Re: "Monetary" or "Financial"?

    I would use financial, but reasons is not a very good choice of word because it could mean the cost or the gain in higher earnings.

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    Re: "Monetary" or "Financial"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I would use financial, but reasons is not a very good choice of word because it could mean the cost or the gain in higher earnings.


    Thanks a lot. So shall I change it into "financial purposes"?

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