A credit union's ability to earn money affects its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, giving a boost to its capital buffer, or use them to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Losses, on the other hand, take away from a credit union's ability to do those things.
PRESTON did below-average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 8 out of a possible 30.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's outperforming its peers in this area.