How successful a credit union is at making money affects its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, giving a boost to its capital buffer, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. However, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, F A A scored 10 out of a possible 30, 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, suggesting that it's running ahead of its peers in this area.