Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2016
Aug. 31, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Apr. 01, 2016
Oct. 03, 2014
Apr. 30, 2013
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Basis in consumer loans investment             $ 0  
Payments to acquire loans receivable       $ 319 $ 664      
Performing Loans [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Payments to acquire loans receivable   $ 140,000   92,100        
Unpaid Principal Balance       92,600        
Performing Loans [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Payments to acquire loans receivable $ 34,200              
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 34,300              
Consumer Loan Companies [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Tax withholding payments     $ 30          
New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Parent's ownership percentage           53.50%    
OneMain [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties               47.00%
Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors LLC [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties               23.00%
Consumer Loan Companies [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Percentage of portfolio financed by other parties               73.00%
Consumer Loan Companies [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
New Residential’s ownership               30.00%
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties               70.00%
Distributions in excess to New Residential     $ 9,900          
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Unpaid Principal Balance       3,600        
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | Performing Loans [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Payments to acquire loans receivable       $ 92,069        
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle [Member] | Performing Loans [Member]                
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                
Parent's ownership percentage       53.50%        
Unpaid Principal Balance [1]       $ 1,345,573        
[1] Represents the balances as of September 30, 2016 and November 30, 2015, respectively.