A credit union's earnings performance has an effect on 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 more resilient in times of trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, BEACON COMMUNITY scored 8 out of a possible 30, less than 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.