We’re all guilty of it. Waiting until the last minute to complete a task the day before it’s due or paying off your light bill two weeks after the due date.


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You know in your mind that you should get things done right away, but there’s some type of distraction that makes you feel like you have time and can get it done later.

Procrastination is the name of the game and the psychological hurdles that accompany it can make even the most productive person fall into this category from time to time. Even when it comes to your finances, procrastination can deter you from saving money and stay on top of your money habits that are key to having a clear understanding of your financial status.

Here are six hurdles or mental blocks that make you procrastinate with your finances and how you can hopefully overcome them. You can’t sit around and wait for things to “fix” themselves. Make a deadline and commit time be proactive and get things done on time.

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