How successful a credit union is at earning money affects its long-term survivability. A credit union can retain its earnings, increasing its capital buffer, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Credit unions that are losing money, however, are less able to do those things.
TEL-U-WATT scored 2 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, below the national average of 10.11.
TEL-U-WATT had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, an indication that it's doing better than its peers in this area.