Crissinda Ponder

Crissinda Ponder is a senior mortgage reporter who joined the LendingTree team in 2018. Her previous experience includes serving as a personal finance and education content editor at ABUV Media and a mortgage reporter/analyst at Bankrate. Crissinda graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.A. in journalism.

Articles by Crissinda Ponder

Limited Cash-Out vs. No Cash-Out Refinance: What’s the Difference?

If you’re considering a mortgage refinance, a limited cash-out refinance and no cash-out refinance are two popular options that sound similar and may overlap in... read more

LendingTree Survey Reveals Nearly Half of Americans Are Working From Home, With Men Likelier to Have a Dedicated Office

The coronavirus pandemic has upended the way Americans work, with more and more employees working from home if they have the privilege to do so.... read more

When Refinancing After a Divorce Does (and Doesn’t) Make Sense

One of the most common reasons for removing a name from a mortgage is divorce, which can be messy. You and your spouse must work... read more

HAMP Is Gone — Here Are Other Loan Modification Programs

The federal government created the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) to help struggling homeowners afford their monthly mortgage payments by modifying the terms of their... read more

Spring EQ Mortgage Review 2020

Editor’s note: The overall conclusions, recommendations and opinions are the author’s alone. The information in this article is accurate as of the date of publishing.... read more

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