How successful a credit union is at earning money affects its long-term survivability. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, giving a boost to its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better prepared to withstand financial trouble. However, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
SEVEN SEVENTEEN scored 16 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, exceeding the national average of 10.11.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's running ahead of its peers in this area.