How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, giving a boost to its capital buffer, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Conversely, losses take away from a credit union's ability to do those things.
BROOKLINE MUNICIPAL underperformed the average on Bankrate's earnings test, achieving a score of 8 out of a possible 30.
BROOKLINE MUNICIPAL 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.