A credit union's profitability affects its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, expanding its capital cushion, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
On Bankrate's earnings test, BARAGA COUNTY scored 16 out of a possible 30, above the national average of 10.11.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's doing better than its peers in this area.