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Chapter 1. The Procrastinator's Wake-Up ... > The High Cost of Procrastination - Pg. 4

The Procrastinator's Wake-Up Call 4 The High Cost of Procrastination Most procrastination doesn't make you 12 million dollars poorer, but it often does have some serious financial consequences. Take a look at the following ways that procrastination can hurt your bottom line. Put a check mark next to any that you're guilty of. By paying bills late, I _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ sometimes have to pay late payment penalties. pay interest on credit balances. have damaged or might damage my credit rating. have services such as phone or electricity cut off. inconvenience myself or others by having to pay bills in person or by phone at the last minute. By not making advance reservations and plans, I _____ _____ _____ pay higher fares for plane tickets or other travel rates. miss out on early-bird registration fees for events. let memberships and subscriptions expire and then pay a premium to renew. By waiting until the last minute to buy things, I _____ _____ _____ don't have time to comparison shop for bargains and quality. pay higher prices for purchases on holidays. miss out on sales and limited-time offers.