How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital buffer, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
CHENEY did below-average on Bankrate's earnings test, achieving a score of 6 out of a possible 30.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's running ahead of its peers in this area.