FORM OF STOCK COMPENSATION AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT, made as of the ___day of ___, ___, between Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the “Company”)
and ___(the “Executive”), pursuant to the Rent-A-Center, Inc. 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”).
1. Company Stock Award . Subject to the vesting and other terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement,
the Company hereby grants to the Executive the right to receive ___shares (the “Shares”) of common stock of
the Company, par value $0.01 per share, one-half of which shall be subject to adjustment pursuant to Exhibit A
annexed hereto and made a part hereof.
2. Provisions of the Plan Control . The provisions of the Plan, the terms of which are incorporated in this
Agreement, shall govern if and to the extent that there are inconsistencies between those provisions and the
provisions of this Agreement. The Executive acknowledges receipt of a copy of the Plan prior to the execution of
3. Vesting of Right to Receive Shares .
(a) General . Subject to the further provisions of this Agreement, the Executive’s right to receive half the
number of Shares covered by this Agreement shall become vested (if at all) upon the third anniversary of the date
of this Agreement, provided the Executive remains continuously employed by the Company or a subsidiary of the
Company through such third anniversary. The Executive’s right to receive the balance of the Shares covered by
this Agreement (subject to adjustment pursuant to Exhibit A) shall become vested (if at all) at the end of the
performance period described in Exhibit A, subject to (1) attainment of the performance objectives specified in
Exhibit A, and (2) the Executive’s continuous employment with the Company or a subsidiary of the Company
through the end of said performance period.
(b) Accelerated Vesting . If, before the applicable vesting date described in (a) above, the Executive’s
employment with the Company and it