A credit union's earnings performance affects its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, expanding its capital cushion, or use them to deal with problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better able to withstand financial trouble. Conversely, losses take away from a credit union's ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's earnings test, NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTAL scored 4 out of a possible 30, 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 outperforming its peers in this area.