SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT FOR COMMON STOCK
SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT made as of the 21st day of July, 1998 between Consumer Portfolio Services,
Inc., a California corporation ("Issuer"), and Stanwich Financial Services Corp., a Rhode Island corporation
CPS desires to increase its capital by selling shares of its common stock. SFSC desires to purchase 443,459
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants hereinafter set forth, the
parties hereto do hereby agree as follows:
1. SUBSCRIPTION FOR SHARES AND REPRESENTATIONS BY PURCHASER
1.1 Purchaser agrees to purchase 443,459 shares (the "Shares") of the common stock of Issuer for consideration
of Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000).
1.2 Purchaser recognizes that the purchase of the Shares involves a high degree of risk and is suitable only for
investors that have no need for immediate liquidity in this investment.
1.3 The Purchaser acknowledges that it has been furnished by the Issuer during the course of this transaction with
all information regarding the Issuer that Purchaser requested or desired to know; that all other documents which
could be reasonably provided have been made available for Purchaser's inspection and review; and that
Purchaser has been afforded the opportunity to ask questions of and receive answers from duly authorized
officers or other representatives of the Issuer concerning the terms and conditions of the offering, and any
additional information that Purchaser has requested.
1.4 The Purchaser hereby acknowledges that this offering of Shares has been a nonpublic offering pursuant to
Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"). The Purchaser represents that the
Shares are being purchased for its own account, for investment and not for distribution or resale to unless they
are registered under the 1933 Act or unless an exemption from such registration is available. The Purchaser is
aware that registration of the Share