A credit union's ability to earn money 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 more resilient in tough times. However, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
COMMUNITY scored 10 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, coming in below the national average of 10.11.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions, an indication that it's running ahead of its peers in this area.