A credit union's ability to earn money affects its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital buffer, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
SISSETON-WAHPETON did below-average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 0 out of a possible 30.
SISSETON-WAHPETON had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's outperforming its peers in this area.