Crissinda Ponder
Crissinda Ponder
Personal Finance
University of Georgia
  • Writer and editor with more than six years' experience covering mortgages, homebuying, and other personal finance topics
  • Was the homebuying expert for The Balance
  • Also covered mortgages and insurance for

Crissinda Ponder is a former writer for The Balance. She is an experienced editor and writer who develops content related to homebuying, insurance, and other personal finance topics. Her background includes serving as both a mortgage reporter/analyst and insurance reporter/analyst for, and as a content editor for As of January 2020, she is a mortgage writer for personal finance brand LendingTree.