THE INSTITUTION'S SCORE
Capital works as a cushion against losses and as protection for members when a credit union is struggling financially. Therefore, an institution's level of capital is an essential measurement of its financial fortitude. When looking at safety and soundness, the higher the capital, the better.
On our test to measure the adequacy of a credit union's capital, NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEES scored 30 out of a possible 30 points, above the national average of 15.65.
NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEES had a capitalization ratio of 30.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's stronger than its peers.