How successful a credit union is at earning money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, expanding its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
BROKAW scored 12 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, beating out the national average of 10.11.
One indication that BROKAW is beating its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions.