A credit union's profitability affects its long-term survivability. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital cushion, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union better able to withstand financial trouble. Credit unions that are losing money, however, have less ability to do those things.
CHICAGO FIREFIGHTER'S scored 18 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, beating the national average of 10.11.
CHICAGO FIREFIGHTER'S had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions, an indication that it's doing better than its peers in this area.