Community banks in need of liquidity will soon have a cheaper way to sell debt guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Transaction costs such as underwriting fees have discouraged many smaller institutions from issuing bonds through the Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program, which the FDIC started in November.

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