On December 16, Fannie Mae issued Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2013-09 and Freddie Mac issued Bulletin 2013-26 to implement new guarantee fees (g-fees) for 2014, as recentlymandated by the FHFA. The announcements provide updated up-front g-fee grids, which the FHFA claims are needed to better align pricing with the credit risk characteristics of the borrower.