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 Jacara, and previously covered mortgages and insurance for


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, and as a content editor for

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

About Jacara and Dotdash

Jacara 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, Jacara will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

Jacara 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.