How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, expanding its capital cushion, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Conversely, losses diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's earnings test, LAS VEGAS UP EMPLOYEES scored 2 out of a possible 30, 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, a sign that it's outperforming its peers in this area.