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 Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Business Succession Planning Blueprint Is succession a part of your strategic business plan? It should be. Top Tips for a Retirement Tailgate The majority of U.S. workers retire at age 63. Do you want to leave the game earlier? Or play longer? The Richest Man in Babylon In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.