I have a daily tips book I'm putting together and would like to have the tip number (1 - 365) at the top, but the actual book's page number at the bottom. Is this possible or is there a hack with page/section numbering?
Use the Page Number marker on the master page to apply the page number.
Use a Numbered List for creating your Tip Number. This tutorial from Bob Bringhurst explains how to create a figure list but it works the same:
Here's a short sample: