Crissinda Ponder

Crissinda Ponder

Crissinda Ponder is a writer and editor with more than six years' experience covering mortgages, home buying, and other personal finance topics. She is the Home Buying Expert for The Balance, and previously covered mortgages and insurance for Bankrate.com. 

Experience

Crissinda Ponder 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 Bankrate.com, and as a content editor for MoneyGeek.com. 

Crissinda earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with a communication studies minor from the University of Georgia in 2012. 

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.