How successful a credit union is at making money affects its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, giving a boost to its capital cushion, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic trouble. However, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
AKRON FIREFIGHTERS' fell behind the national average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 4 out of a possible 30.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's beating its peers in this area.