Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: I travel-hacked a college tour and saved $3,000 miles. Also in the news: How to fight back against being an online fraud target, 3 essential budget categories, and where to find deals on National Pizza Day.

I Travel-Hacked a College Tour and Saved $3,000
An Amtrak sale inspired me to use points, miles and other travel rewards for an upcoming tour with my daughter.

You’re an Online Fraud Target — Fight Back
Millennials are a big target.

3 Essential Budget Categories
Lining up your three buckets.

Where to Find Deals on National Pizza Day
One of the best fake holidays.