Metaphysical: Don’t allow delays or seemingly slow progress to lead to apathy or relaxation on the matter. Stay alert. Stay focused. Stay ready. You have seen how apathy has hurt you in the past, so learn from it. If action cannot be taken now, work on getting possible actions ready to implement.
Practical: Financial hardships will lessen with new opportunities or promotions. New avenues of revenue might come from an old idea or process. What did you used to do to improve your finances?