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? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Student Loan Protection Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy. U.S. Personal Savings Rate What can be learned from the savings rate? Once Upon a Goal Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.