A credit union's earnings performance has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, giving a boost to its capital buffer, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
ELITE COMMUNITY scored 2 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, lower than the national average of 10.11.
The credit union 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.