Marcus by Goldman Sachs ® Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
107 Reviews

From Borrowers in the last year


Application Process

4.5 out of 5 stars

Customer Service

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Most Helpful Positive Review

May 15, 2017
Best Loan option out there!
JDHKMS19892007 Borrower

I used my loan to consolidate my credit card debt. Unlike every other loan, Marcus does not charge any fees for taking out a loan. Other companies charge you an "origination" fee and deduct it from the total amount you borrowed. Marcus gives you the complete amount without charging or deducting any fees. The interest rate is great as well! My Credit Score jumped 50+ points!

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Most Helpful Negative Review

Mar 16, 2017
Very sleazy repayment policy
RogueEagle Borrower

Marcus has a very sleazy way of how they accept repayment of their loans. First of all, they try to strong arm you into setting up an auto-payment plan. If you decide to do it on your own, you are only permitted to make a current month's payment within an allocated number of days per month. For example, if your payment is due on the 30th and you make your payment at the beginning of the month, you are still on the hook for that month's ENTIRE payment because you made it outside of their "window" which is normally 2 weeks before the due date. In my case, my payment was due on the 31st, I received an email from Marcus on the 15th telling me to make my payment which I immediately did. However, given that it was made ONE DAY BEFORE the allowable period, Marcus ends up applying the entire amount to the principal and tells me I'm still on the hook for that month's payment. When I raised the issue of the timing of the payment, they more or less told me "Too bad, your fault" and that was that. Fortunately I am able to payoff the balance which I did and I encourage ANYONE who is looking for a personal loan to look elsewhere and avoid these crooks.        

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These reviews were written by current and former borrowers in the last year.

Jun 24, 2017
100% Satisfied with this Loan/Company A+
smurphz Borrower

Very simple process.  Received my funds FAST!  No Hidden or additional fees.  Got a great rate even with mediocre credit score.  I don't have a single complaint about the whole process.  I looked into 3 or 4 other companies and no one else came close. A+

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Jun 23, 2017

applied with cs of 680 got approved for $18.500.00 in minutes  cash i my account in days 

no complaints 

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Jun 23, 2017
Very Easy
18JEP Borrower

The interest rate is great and it will be paid off in 31 months. The process only took 2 days and the loan was in my account by the 3rd day. I paid off most of my credit cards and now I only have a few bills to pay each month. I have already told friends and family members about Marcus and some have also applied. I'm glad Credit Karma recommended this company.

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Jun 22, 2017
Easy, Quick, and Fast
Petionville Borrower

I applied on a Sunday afternoon and was asked to upload income verification. I sent my w2 and within one hour, I receive my congratulatory email with a request for my bank info. I signed the documents online. My money was deposited by Wednesday morning.. 20k at 11.99%.

they used Fico score 9 TU (mine was at 766). But my CK TU score was at 715.

income is 166k

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Jun 17, 2017
Awesome experience

The entire process was complete in a week. From the application process until the funds were deposited into my account. Customer service representatives were professional and pleasant. Setup auto pay so I won't have to worry about the payments. Based on other reviews I'm waiting to see my credit score improve. The purpose for the loan was to consolidate credit card debt. 

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Jun 09, 2017
BEST Financial Institution
Anonymous Borrower

I've borrowed from Avant and Lending Club. They were not too bad, but the origination fees were a bummer. Marcus has no origination fee. Received money in the bank 2 days after completion of my application. And I didn't have to submit any forms/physical paperwork etc. I filled everything out online and was approved for $17,000 @ 13.99%. I took out the loan to consolidate my cc debt. My current score is 670 and I'm hoping to bring it up once my credit card balances go down.

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Jun 05, 2017
Dont wait just do it
Anonymous Borrower

They aproved me for 15,000 and my credit scored was 727 and i pay it after 4 months and i only pay 700 of interest that it was great the only thing that i dont like at all its that after you paid your loan in full you gotta wait a year to take put another loan with them..  but i definitely recommend it and the APR wasn't too bad it was 19.00% APR

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Jun 02, 2017
the best loan I've ever had
Anonymous Borrower

Applied and couple days after my money is ready. I was in my 600 score and now I'm back up to 700+ they set me up pretty good so I can automatically pay my debt on time. 

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Jun 01, 2017
I'm consolidating credit card bills.

This was a fast and easy process!  I'm still surprised. I've told family and friends about Marcus by Goldman Sachs.  I uploaded my docs online (which were only a couple) and got my approval the next business day.  The representative was pleasant.  My credit score is about 760 and my interest rate is 7.99.  I'm pleased!   If you are on the fence, don't hesitate.  

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