The Cost of Procrastination Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Address Thank you! Oops! Related Contents The Power of Compound Interest Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments. Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt Five strategies for managing your student debt. What Is My Current Cash Flow? Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.