A credit union's ability to earn money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, increasing its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Conversely, losses lessen a credit union's ability to do those things.
LOCAL 24 EMPLOYEES scored 10 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, falling short of the national average of 10.11.
One indication that the credit union is beating its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions.