How successful a credit union is at earning money has an effect on 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, diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
SS PETER & PAUL scored 0 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, failing to reach the national average of 10.11.
One sign that the credit union is beating its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions.