How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, increasing its capital cushion, or use them to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. However, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
ALLIANCE beat the national average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 12 out of a possible 30.
One indication that the credit union is doing better than its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions.