How successful a credit union is at earning money has an effect on its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, giving a boost to its capital buffer, or use them to deal with problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Credit unions that are losing money, however, have less ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, LAKEWOOD FIRE FIGHTERS scored 4 out of a possible 30, lower than the national average of 10.11.
LAKEWOOD FIRE FIGHTERS 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.