A credit union's earnings performance affects its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, increasing its capital cushion, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, likely making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic trouble. Conversely, losses diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
CENTRAL MINNESOTA scored 14 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, exceeding the national average of 10.11.
One sign that the credit union is outperforming its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions.