How successful a credit union is at earning money affects its long-term survivability. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, expanding its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, MWRD EMPLOYEES scored 6 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, above the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's beating its peers in this area.