For a lengthy but detailed introduction to the Year 2000 Problem, here is a list of questions and answers. Read this, and you will begin to see just how huge this problem is. It is not going to be solved cheaply, if it is solved at all (which I doubt).
If you want to find out how you, your business, and your region will be affected by the Millennium Bug, click on this link and download the document to your hard disk. Then retrieve it and print it out.
This will not cheer you up, but it may give you the information you need to begin taking evasive action.