A credit union's ability to earn money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, expanding its capital cushion, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union better able to withstand financial shocks. Conversely, losses diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
ORION did above-average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 20 out of a possible 30.
ORION had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's beating its peers in this area.