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OneMain Financial

formerly Springleaf Financial

OneMain Financial
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Overall Satisfaction Rating 1.80/5
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    16
  • 4 stars
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    2
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    OneMain Financial is a personal loan provider with more than 1,500 locations nationwide. The company offers personal and auto loans from $1,500 to $20,000. Customers can conveniently apply and manage accounts online.

    BOTTOM LINE

    OneMain Financial offers secured and unsecured loans with APRs up to 35.99% and terms up to 60 months. OneMain loans have fixed rates and payments and no prepayment penalties.

    PROS

    • Flexible term lengths
    • Secured and unsecured loans
    • Loans from $1,500 to $20,000

    CONS

    • Charges an origination fee

    Top OneMain Financial Reviews

    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer

    The ladies at OneMain Financial of Chesapeake were so prompt and professional. The experience that I received was excellent and I would recommend OneMain Financial to anyone. The ladies would keep you up to date on what is going on with your loan and they were always working for me instead of feeling like a number.

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    Rated with 5 stars
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    They made my experience very smooth, easy and worked with me to get the loan approved. Best experience ever with a lending company. I will go back again if I ever need another loan. I highly recommend contacting OneMain Financial for all of your Loan needs.

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        What is OneMain Financial?

        OneMain Financial is a lender that offers secured and unsecured loans to customers in 44 states. OneMain Financial’s loans have fixed rates and payments, and the company doesn’t charge prepayment penalties. You can check for loan offers on OneMain Financial’s website without affecting your credit score.

        To apply for a personal loan with OneMain Financial, visit its website and complete the online application. You provide details like your:

        • Desired loan amount
        • Name
        • Email address
        • Address
        • Date of birth
        • Social Security number
        • Monthly income and source of income

        Once you complete the application, OneMain provides a quick loan decision. If you’re approved, visit a local OneMain Financial branch to verify the information you entered online and discuss possible loan options with one of its trained loan specialists.

        OneMain Financial rates and terms

        OneMain Financial charges APRs ranging from 18% to 35.99%. Rates vary depending on factors like credit history, income, debts and more. Term lengths start at 24 months and extend up to 60 months.

        OneMain charges all customers a loan origination fee that is either percentage-based or flat, depending on the state you live in and the size of your loan. Flat fees range from $25 to $300, and percentage-based fees range from 1% to 10% of your loan total.

        OneMain may also charge late payment fees, insufficient funds fees and government fees. Carefully read your loan contract for more information regarding these fees.

        OneMain Financial FAQ

        What kind of credit score do you need for OneMain Financial?
        OneMain Financial doesn’t have a minimum credit score requirement. Your credit score is still an essential factor in determining your interest rates, loan terms and conditions with OneMain, though.
        Does OneMain Financial hurt your credit?
        Yes, your credit score typically drops a few points when you take out a personal loan with OneMain Financial because it involves a hard credit check. If you make timely payments, you can make up the difference over the life of the loan.
        Can I get a loan with OneMain Financial with bad credit?
        Yes, you can apply and qualify for a loan with OneMain Financial if you have bad credit. However, your interest rates are typically higher.
        Can you skip a payment with OneMain Financial?
        No, you can’t skip a payment with OneMain Financial. Skipping or missing a payment on your loan may result in late fees and interest charges.
        Does OneMain Financial require collateral?
        OneMain Financial’s secured loans require collateral. If you qualify for a secured loan, work with your loan specialist to determine what item you should use as collateral.

        Is OneMain Financial legit?

        OneMain Financial has more than 100 years of lending experience and offers unsecured and secured loans in 44 states. If you’re searching for a large loan company with in-store services, OneMain Financial may be a good option. Visit OneMain Financial’s website to start your application and see what rates you qualify for.

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        Rated with 5 stars
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        Original review: Dec. 30, 2019

        Hello! I'm from Jacksonville, FL and this is my personal view of One Main Financial. I found One main financial through CreditKarma.com. Since then I have acquired 2 loans so far, both of which have been paid back in full. The approval process is of course very easy, NO pain whatsoever in the experience. The entire process can be done online, over the phone, or in person. You won't be examined or questioned on every little mistake on your credit report. Once approved and all the final paperwork is completed the loan is deposited in your account fairly quickly.

        All One main financial agents at my location were friendly, honest, and quick to answer any question I had. You do need to be very clear about not wanting extra add-on charges that are unnecessary (like "dining rewards" or something like that). However, they do have a reward point system on the website from which you can earn points towards getting gift cards. I got like a $20 gift card at Walmart one time.

        You also need to understand fully the payback process and interest charges which are DIFFERENT than your major bank loans. How I think of it is like those "Advance Payday Loans", you know the loans you have to pay back on your following payday. One main financial is like that to me only in a LARGER form and ALL of your paydays are spent paying them back. LOL At least that's how you should think of it if you want the lowest interest possible as it will keep growing higher the longer the loan is open (as with any loan, but One main interest rates are high). Yes, I do recommend One Main Financial to those who need loans (I recommend small loans under $4000 if you are just starting out) but can pay them back quickly!

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        9 people found this review helpful
        Rated with 5 stars
        Verified Reviewer
        Original review: Sept. 4, 2019

        The process of applying and getting the funding is pretty easy with OneMain. All their fees and the process are upfront. They have very high interest rates, but keep in mind that they finance the high risk group. If you have a bank account with stable income, it's hassle free to make payments from checking account. As long as you are responsible there are no trouble. Personally my experience with OneMain was great. Their local branch staff are very helpful and they don't judge you based on your situation. The borrower needs to be responsible in paying back on time. I would highly recommend them to my friends who might be in urgent need of money with average credit.

        12 people found this review helpful

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          Rated with 5 stars
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          Original review: Aug. 28, 2019

          I had money troubles and started looking around and my Credit Karma told me to look into OneMain Financial for help consolidating credit cards. All it took was getting online, filling out the application, and they called right away. I was informed about what to do next. It couldn't have been any easier. Very professional, the staff. I would and will tell everyone I Know about this experience. Christopher.

          7 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 5 stars
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: Aug. 15, 2019

          It was fast and easy. They were courteous and I was in and out the same day. I was not humiliated. They were very professional. I didn't expect it to be that easy. I had been in there before as a co-borrower and that could be a reason. I had spent more on pest control than usual but I am on a fixed income.

          5 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 5 stars
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: May 30, 2019

          You know what? You go to OneMain because you can’t get a loan anywhere else. You have bad credit it’s your fault. I went to the branch in Cordova Tennessee. The interest was high yes. But that’s because I have bad credit. They did take a title but that is collateral, again I have bad credit. There were no surprises. Read the contract. Make sure you have equity in a vehicle. 24% is high but not as high as a title loan. I had to give collateral on a different loan I have with a bank. I am very pleased and I’m going to pay it off quick.

          30 people found this review helpful
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          Rated with 1 star
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: March 27, 2020

          If you want to get taken on an astronomical interest rate, deal with incompetent financial advisers (basically used car salesmen) and get harassed constantly by collections, 6-8 phone calls a day for missing a payment by 4 days, call them. Absolutely the worst experience ever.. Run. There are much better options than dealing with these bottom feeders.. Horrible.

          3 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 1 star
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: March 23, 2020

          Tell me this is not predatory lending. $4000 loan at whatever compound interest. 1st they don't tell you there is origination fee ($700) on top. You sign then later you find out you are paying back $4700 with compound interest. Monthly payment of $164 and $67 goes to principal and the rest $98 interest every month. If you don't plan to pay the loan at a lump sum some day, don't use this lender. Do the math. It's predatory lending at its best. I don't understand why credit karma market them.

          8 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 1 star
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: March 13, 2020

          We received a letter for a loan offer from OneMain Financial in November of 2018. We just had a baby in August, prior to having her I went on bed rest so being without a second income for a while added some stress to the holidays so we looked into the loan and decided to go in to our local branch. Everything sounded wonderful. We did not need this loan to survive, we were not delinquent in any bills and we did not jump into an offer out of desperation. We qualified for an $8,000 loan and we accepted. We set up automatic payment and planned to pay it off with next year's tax return.

          Fast forward to March 2020, it's tax season, we receive our return and we go to pay it off and our payoff balance is $7,535.35! The interest rate was unbelievable! Every month we paid $250 and only $464.65 went towards the loan in 17 months? Do not ever get a loan from them. This was meant to help us help ourselves, interest is understandable but this, was theft and we were not made aware the interest would be so incredibly high, we would have never accepted such an offer, who would? We will be sure to tell everyone we can.

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          15 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 3 stars
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          Original review: Feb. 24, 2020

          When you look up One Main Financial -- you'll find relatively good reviews elsewhere such as Wallethub. However, there is a dark side to this company; and it's their predatory loans. I was curious about the company since I had less than perfect credit myself, but it had been gradually increasing for some time now and will continue for the foreseeable future. But nothing could really prepare me for the shameless offers I received. I requested a modest $4,000 and was met with several offers. And well, I couldn't believe it at first. Their terms ranged from 24 - 60 months and the interest rate was in a staggering 25-30 percentile range.

          For example, one loan was for $4,000 with a payment of 167.61 over the course of 36 months with an interest rate of 28.72 percent. That works out to a total of $6033.96 which is an additional repayment of $2,033.96. And that doesn't even include any other fees. And the offers were all secured loans meaning I would have to pony up something for collateral which is usually a car. It's bewildering to say the least that they are able to swindle people into thinking their monthly payments are fair when a lot of people aren't thinking about the interest rate. The caveat is I should be building my credit to perfection, but the point is there is no reason to make these offers to people in a similar situation who are desperate enough to take the bait. It's really a shame they would stoop that low.

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          11 people found this review helpful
          Rated with 1 star
          Verified Reviewer
          Original review: Feb. 21, 2020

          Had loan for almost two years, my husband passed away and they offered me a modified loan, I explained that I did not want longer term, I was assured that it would be same term but lower interest rate. Now I owe over 11,000 on a payoff of 7700.00? Over 60 months vs the 21 months I owed. No matter the financial situation DO NOT OBTAIN A LOAN FROM THIS COMPANY!!!

          17 people found this review helpful

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            OneMain Financial Company Information

            Company Name:
            OneMain Financial
            Company Type:
            Public
            Ticker Symbol:
            OMF
            Year Founded:
            1912
            Formerly Named:
            Springleaf
            Address:
            NTBS-2320 6801 Colwell Blvd.
            City:
            Irving
            State/Province:
            TX
            Postal Code:
            75039
            Country:
            United States
            Phone:
            (877) 550-6246
            Website:
            www.onemainfinancial.com

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