A credit union's ability to earn money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital buffer, or be used to deal with problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better prepared to withstand financial shocks. Credit unions that are losing money, however, are less able to do those things.
NEW HAVEN COUNTY fell short of the national average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 0 out of a possible 30.
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.