Lawyer Jeff Jinnett describes the magnitude of the Year 2000 Problem from the point of view of a company's legal liability. What about your employer or former employer (if you hold its stock in your pension fund)?
Assuming that the world's economy actually survives y2k, think about what happens in the courts. Will they be clogged for years? Which companies will survive?
The Year 2000 Problem will not end in the year 2000.