How successful a credit union is at making money affects its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, giving a boost to its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better able to withstand financial trouble. Losses, on the other hand, take away from a credit union's ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, BATON ROUGE TELCO scored 14 out of a possible 30, beating 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, an indication that it's running ahead of its peers in this area.