How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, increasing its capital buffer, or use them to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic trouble. However, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
ST. ELIZABETH did below-average on Bankrate's earnings test, achieving a score of 8 out of a possible 30.
One indication that the credit union is doing better than its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions.