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DEBT OBLIGATIONS - Narrative (Details)

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DEBT OBLIGATIONS - Narrative (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Gain (loss) on extinguishment of debt $ 0 $ (2,934)  
Face amount of debt 12,863,125    
Repayments of debt 5,062,857 $ 2,016,777  
Debt [1] $ 12,844,363   $ 11,292,622
Percent decline in equity, first period 50.00%    
Decline in equity, first period 12 months    
Percent decline in equity, second period 35.00%    
Decline in equity, second period 3 months    
Ratio of indebtedness to tangible net worth 4    
Unamortized Deferred Financing Costs [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Gain (loss) on extinguishment of debt $ (100)    
Consumer Loans [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt 1,837,415    
Repurchase Agreements [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Repayments of debt 5,062,857    
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Consumer Loans [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Repayments of debt $ 6,223    
[1] Net of deferred financing costs.