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FAIR VALUE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS - Narrative (Details)

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FAIR VALUE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS - Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Assets measured at fair value on a nonrecurring basis $ 100,000 $ 100,000  
Asset fair value adjustment   11,400  
Consumer Loan Companies [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Notes and bonds payable     $ 1,803,200
Fair Value [Member] | Fair Value, Measurements, Nonrecurring [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Fair Value $ 110,369 $ 110,369  
Minimum [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Broker price discount 10.00% 10.00%  
Maximum [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Broker price discount 25.00% 25.00%  
Residential Mortgage Loans [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Assets measured at fair value on a nonrecurring basis $ 110,400 $ 110,400  
Real Estate Acquired in Satisfaction of Debt [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Assets measured at fair value on a nonrecurring basis $ 38,800 38,800  
Real Estate Owned [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Asset fair value adjustment   13,600  
Loans Held-for-sale [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Asset fair value adjustment   $ (2,200)  
Excess MSRs Investees [Member] | MSRs [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Weighted average discount rate, used to value investments in excess MSRs 9.80% 9.80%